Full Name
Wes King
University of Memphis
Speaker Bio
Wes King is currently a graduate assistant pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Wind Conducting at the University of Memphis where he works with the Mighty Sound of the South marching band and pep bands along with the concert bands. He is formerly the Director of Bands at Siena Heights University in Adrian, Michigan where he directed the Saints Marching Band, SHU Pep Band, Concert Band, and Jazz Band. Mr. King also taught a wide variety of classes in the SHU Music Department including Conducting, Music Technology, Music Theory, Music Education, the clarinet studio, and currently oversees the online Music Appreciation classes. Before SHU, Mr. King taught in the public schools in south Mississippi. Mr. King holds a BME from Mississippi State University and MM in Instrumental Conducting from the University of Arkansas. Aside from his duties at both the University of Memphis and Siena Heights University, Mr. King is an active drill writer, arranger, clinician, and presenter.
Wes King